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December 2011

Lidl Lutterworth awarded to HM.

The largest construction company for Coldstore Construction in Europe, Kramer GMBH have worked with HPT on a number of Lidl projects now, recognising our strive with quality of product and perhaps our partnership with fellow German company BASF, coupled with their relationship with this growing German supermarket brand.

November 2011

Jim Nolan appointed as operations manager.

After 24 years of experience with Hemsec, Jim Nolan has been appointed as Operations Manager, metal faced OMS continuous line.

October 2011

FM

Successfully attained the requirements of FM4880 'reaction to fire test' FM Global headquarters are in Rhode Island in the USA.

September 2011

Cumberland Meat Packer awarded to HM (Ta Ta PVDF SMOOTH silver finish to external façade)

Part of the brief from Cumberland Meat Packers was for a modern and smooth finish to the exterior of their building. They choose the attributes of Ta Ta steel and their silver RAL9006 finish, un-profiled, hence a superior smooth finish using HPT External.

August 2011

Milk Link awarded to HM (Ta Ta Ultra Moorland green to ext façade)

Main contractor S A W McBride & Son have put a 'vote of confidence' in our HPT External panel and its extremely smooth surface finish in awarding HPT this prestigious project.

July 2011

Retirement of Keith Hemmings from HPT

With measured enthusiasm and some gentle persuasion Keith Hemmings finally decided that his tenure with HPT could come to an end after ? years in the business he grew from his father's beginnings.

Keith welcomed his management team and their partners to a dinner at Liverpool's 60 Hope Street where Keith engaged his audience in a reflective, amusing and moving speech about times and people gone past and his vision of a new future.

An enjoyable evening was concluded when Keith formally handed over the reins to his daughter and son-in-law to carry on in the Hemsec tradition. From previous experience the sceptics present questioned the finality of this act and were duly vindicated the very next morning when Keith was seen making his way to his office saying "I just need a quick word with…"

June 2011

FR60 (175mm ceiling acquired)

Successfully attained the requirements of BS476 part 22 clause 9 (FR60) acquired at the Building Research Establishment in Watford. Gained in excess of 60 minutes on insulation & integrity.

June 2011

New lab

New lab built on site at Rainhill. Chief usage is the quality assessment of our products and materials.

March 2011

FR60 (175mm wall acquired)

Successfully attained the requirements of BS476 part 22 clause 5 (FR60) acquired at the Building Research Establishment in Watford. Gained in excess of 60 minutes on insulation & integrity.

February 2011

Tesco.com awarded to HM (major internet shopping hub)

10,000m2 overall of Control 30 at Tesco's first internet warehouse, serving major population centres in London north.

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